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Instructions for Crocheting the Edging on the Dishcloth
Detailed View of the Dishcloth Edging

Detailed View of the Dishcloth Edging

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This is an edging to crochet for the cotton openwork dishcloth.

Work in back loops of stitches unless otherwise directed.

Place a marker around the last stitch in your last row to keep track of where your edging begins.

To begin the edging, you will need to rotate your work clockwise so that the left-hand edge of your work faces up.

Round 1: Ch 2. Work 36 sc across the top edge of the work, making sure to space them evenly.

To Form Corner: Ch 2, and rotate work clockwise so that your foundation chain is facing upward. Work another sc st in the same st as your last sc worked.

Sc in each loop of your starting chain. (36 sc.)

To Form Corner: Ch 2, Turn work clockwise. Work another sc st in the same st as your last sc worked.

Work 36 more sc across the top edge of the work, making sure to space the sts evenly. (37 sc.)

To Form Corner: Ch 2, rotate work clockwise. Work another sc st in the same st as your last sc worked.

Complete the row working in SC. (37 sc total.) When you reach the end of the row, ch 2 and work a sl st to join the ch sts to the beginning of the round.

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